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Information on CORONAVIRUS

Academic Support

Lasell will have the following academic supports available to students throughout the semester. Please note that at this time Brennan Library is closed.

Academic Advising

At this time, the Academic Advising Center will continue to provide academic advising services remotely

  • Students are still encouraged to make appointments via Starfish with their First Year Advisor. 
  • Faculty advisors for upper-class students will continue to be available, but advanced communication and appointment scheduling (vs. using drop-in hours) is important to ensure connections.
  • Please note that the Registrar emailed out a revision to the Academic Calendar yesterday, copied at the bottom of this message.
  • Registration will continue online via Self-Service, and the Registrar will send necessary information for Academic Planning after break.

Academic Achievement Center

The Academic Achievement Center will continue with normal operations through virtual, online supports throughout the rest of the semester. Students can continue to schedule appointments via Starfish and also have access to online tutoring services through within Canvas.    

Our services include:

Individual and Small Group Tutoring

You can seek assistance in various content areas, get instruction on ways to improve study skills and take effective notes, focus on time management, organization, active reading, and also strategies to optimize online learning.

Writing Assistance

Our tutors can help you through the writing process by offering suggestions in many areas including grammar, format and citations (APA, MLA,), along with general content and flow.

Study Groups

You can form and attend study groups focused on a variety of topics and specific content areas through conference calling and Zoom. The AAC and library staff can assist you with forming such groups.

Online Tutoring

You can use, a convenient and effective online tutoring service, free to all Lasell students, ready to use at a time that's convenient for your schedule.  Go to Canvas and click on "Resources" to access this service at your convenience. With single-sign-on, you can use your Lasell credentials to get you started with this fantastic online resource.

Flexible Solutions for Remote Support

You can schedule an appointment via Starfish to speak with an AAC tutor at a scheduled time over the phone, via Skype, or chat during our regular hours.

Disability Supports

For questions about disability supports, please contact Dolores Radlo at: 
Schedule via Starfish for remote session  

Need help, but are not sure who to ask?  

Log into Starfish and click "Raise Your Hand" to ask a general question, or to send a message directly to the Academic Achievement Center for academic support.  

Days/Hours of Operation

  • Through end of semester: (always available online through Canvas link, 24/7)
  • March 30 - end of semester: Remote tutoring, Mondays-Thursdays 8:30am-9pm, Fridays 8:30am-4:30pm; make appointments via Starfish

Please Note: All AAC tutoring supports are always available at no additional cost for all Lasell University students - there are no fees for online tutoring services.

Office of the Registrar

Please be informed of the Academic Calendar changes noted below: 

  • April 6-10 - Academic Planning Week 
  • April 6 - Fall Registration Begins - Graduate Students
  • April 13 - Fall & Summer Registration Begins - Undergraduate Students
  • April 20 - No Classes - Patriots Day
  • April 24 - Course Withdrawal Deadline - Graduate Session II
  • April 27 - Course Withdrawal Deadline - Undergraduate Students
    Pass/Fail Deadline - Undergraduate Students
  • May 4 - Last Day of Classes - Graduate Students Main Session
    Graduation Application Deadline - December & August Completion
  • May 6-7 - Final Exam Period - Graduate Students Main Session
  • May 6-11 - Final Exam Period Online - Undergraduate Students - CLASSES EXTEND THRU THIS WEEK - Faculty will determine expectations for assignments/projects/exams to be completed during the final week
  • May 11 - Graduate Session II Ends
    Last day of Classes - Undergraduate Students
  • May 12 - Final Grades Due at 12:00 Noon for Graduating Undergraduate & Graduate Students
  • May 13 - Final Grades Due at 4:00 p.m. - All Undergraduate Students
  • May 14 - Final Grades Due at 4:00 p.m. - Graduate Session II
  • May 16 - Commencement - TBD
  • May 19 - Summer Session Main & Session I Begins
  • May 21 - Add/Drop Deadline -  Summer Main & Session I